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Budget 2018 puts people first, makes life more affordable for British Columbians

Feb. 20, 2018 VICTORIA – Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today. “Budgets are not only about the bottom line, they […]

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Rubicon Minerals Provides the Remaining Drill Results from its 2017 Exploration Program and Tests McFinley Deep

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2018  – Rubicon Minerals Corporation (TSX: RMX | OTCQX: RBYCF) (“Rubicon” or the “Company”) provides additional assay results from its 2017 Exploration Program and details on exploration drill holes at areas below the historic McFinley Deposit (“McFinley Deep”) at the Phoenix Gold Project (the “Project”). Assay Results Highlights (as of February 20, […]

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Manitoba government helping out remote First Nation running low on heating fuel – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 20, 2018  TADOULE LAKE, Man. _ The Manitoba government says it is making 7,500 litres of fuel available to a northern Indigenous community that is running low and facing a home-heating emergency. Delivery trucks have been unable to get to Tadoule Lake because heavy snow has delayed the opening of a winter […]

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B.C. unveils housing plan that raises foreign buyers levy and taxes speculators – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 20, 2018 VICTORIA _ British Columbia is raising its foreign buyers tax and expanding it to areas outside of Vancouver, while bringing in a new tax on speculators, as part of a sweeping plan to improve affordability in the province’s overheated housing market. The New Democrat government unveiled a 30-point housing plan […]

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Federal budget looks ready to help protect more lands, inland waters, oceans – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 20, 2018  By Andy Blatchford THE CANADIAN PRESS OTTAWA _ The federal government appears poised to commit what some believe could be a significant amount of cash in next week’s budget to protect more of Canada’s lands, inland waters and oceans. Federal insiders say the government feels its climate-change financing has largely […]

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Hatch and key partners Veolia and Promation Nuclear deliver different with new consortium

February 20, 2018 Toronto, Canada—Hatch, the Ontario-headquartered global engineering firm, announced today that they have formed the Nuclear Innovation Consortium (NIC) with key partners Veolia and Promation Nuclear to deliver fresh innovation to the nuclear industry. The innovation consortium will have a positive impact with key clients who own major programs such as the ongoing […]

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Tahoe Announces Amended $175 Million Credit Facility

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – February 20, 2018 – Tahoe Resources Inc. (“Tahoe” or the “Company”) (TSX: THO, NYSE: TAHO) is pleased to announce that the Company entered into an amended revolving credit facility with its bank syndicate on February 16, 2018. The Company now has access to a $175 million revolving credit facility plus a […]

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Northern Superiors CBSZ Gold Deposit is Poised for Growth: Croteau Est Gold Property, Québec

Sudbury, Ontario, February 20, 2018: Northern Superior Resources Inc. (“Northern Superior” or the “Company”) (TSXV: SUP) (OTCQB: NSUPF), is pleased to release a revised longitudinal section for the Croteau Bouchard Shear Zone (CBSZ) gold deposit, on its 100% owned Croteau Est Property, west- central Québec (Figure 1). This revised longitudinal section is derived from the […]

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Prince Rupert Port Authority Welcomes Beverley Clifton Percival to Board of Directors

FEBRUARY 19, 2018 PRINCE RUPERT, BRITISH COLUMBIA — The Prince Rupert Port Authority has welcomed to its Board of Directors Ms. Beverley Clifton Percival, who brings with her a background in First Nations health services and treaty negotiation in northwest British Columbia. Ms. Clifton Percival was appointed by Canada’s Privy Council on the recommendation of […]

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Honey Badger Exploration Stakes Additional Ground at its Silver Mountain and Mink Properties

Toronto, Ontario – January 19, 2017 – Honey Badger Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: TUF) (“Honey Badger” or the “Company”) has staked an additional 6 mining claims around its existing land package near the historic Silver Mountain and Mink mines (Figure 1). The additional claims were staked to optimize the coverage of structures interpreted by the Company […]

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Ledcor Technical Services LTS Connecting North America – Ledcor

As featured in ‘The Globe, Fall 2017’ From the arctic tundra of Inuvik, Northwest Territories, to the country music capital of Nashville, Tennessee, our rapidly growing telecommunications division is building infrastructure and servicing networks in communities all over North America. Travelling to new territories has been the nature of our telecom work for decades. Ever […]

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Corrective to Feb. 17 story on inquest into death of Indigenous woman – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 20, 2018 In a Feb. 17 story on an inquest probing the circumstances surrounding the 2012 death of an Ontario Indigenous woman, The Canadian Press incorrectly said the woman was arrested by the Ontario Provincial Police. In fact, she was arrested by Weagamow First Nation police. INDEX: HEALTH ONTARIO NATIONAL JUSTICE

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Justice for Tina Fontaine should not mean injustice for accused: defence – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 20, 2018 By Bill Graveland THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ A defence lawyer is arguing that justice for a 15-year-old girl whose body was found dumped in a Winnipeg river shouldn’t mean injustice for the man charged with murder in her death. Tony Kavanagh says there is no DNA evidence linking 56-year-old […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20189 Views

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Anglo American Platinum Annual Results 2017

Anglo American plc notes the announcement of Anglo American Platinum Limited’s results for the year ended 31 December 2017, released this morning to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and available on the Anglo American Platinum website via www.angloamericanplatinum.com/financial-results. NT4

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20187 Views

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Garibaldi Commences 2018 Exploration Campaign At Nickel Mountain

Vancouver, British Columbia, February 16, 2018 — Garibaldi Resources (TSX.V: GGI) (the “Company” or “Garibaldi”) is pleased to announce that crews have mobilized to immediately launch extensive helicopter-borne Versatile Time-Doman Electromagnetic (VTEM) and magnetics surveys at the company’s Nickel Mountain Project and surrounding claims in the Eskay Camp. Geotech’s surveys will cover up to approximately […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20185 Views

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International Womens Day Presentation – Cumberland College

February 20, 2018 Iskwewuk E-wichiwitochik “Women Walking Together” for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Myrna LaPlante is a member of a Saskatoon based activist group, formed to address the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. Her aunt, Emily Osmond LaPlante, went missing in 2007 and to this day has never […]

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Manitoba News Release: Manitoba Government Lends 7,500 Litres of Diesel Fuel to Sayisi Dene First Nation at Tadoule Lake

February 20, 2018 Province Responds to Needs on First Nation: Schuler The Manitoba government will make 7,500 litres of fuel available to the Sayisi Dene First Nation for emergency home-heating needs until a winter road connecting to the community is complete, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Manitoba winters can be unpredictable and the demand […]

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NCC: Interested in becoming a tourism adventure guide?

NCC is pleased to introduce Experience Guide Training at CNA’s Happy Valley-Goose Bay campus. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will be qualified to work with existing tour operators or have the foundation to start-up new tourism business. Applications are being accepted until March 12, 2018. Contact Deborah Newman, Partnership and Job Development Coordinator, […]

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Canada’s new SCALE.AI Supercluster expected to create over 16,000 middle-class jobs in Quebec, Ontario and across Canada

From Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada $950-million investment nationwide positions Canada for an innovation boom in high-growth sectors February 20, 2018 – Québec, Quebec When small, medium-sized and large companies, academic institutions and not-for-profit organizations come together to generate bold ideas, Canadians benefit from more well-paying jobs, groundbreaking research and a world-leading innovation economy. […]

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Minister Chagger celebrates Canada’s best tourism year ever

From Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada New Canadian record for international arrivals set in 2017 February 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON Canadian tourism is booming. It is our largest service export, supports more than 1.8 million jobs and more than 200,000 businesses, and it is the largest employer of youth. Today, the Honourable Bardish […]

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VIU Students Look To Help The Youngest Victims of the The Opioid Crisis

February 20, 2018 Societal stigma biggest obstacle in helping those in need It has been called the most urgent healthcare crisis today. A few times each year, the Ministry of Health for British Columbia releases statistics, which indicate more than three people every day are dying of opioid poisoning in the province. The substances doing […]

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Media Advisory: Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories to announce bilateral agreement

From Health Canada YELLOWKNIFE, February 20, 2018 – Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for the Northwest Territories, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, and the Honourable Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, will be available for a photo opportunity as they announce a bilateral agreement between the […]

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Film examines Indigenous experiences of child welfare system – UBC OK News

Panel discussion will follow screening of documentary What: AlterKnowledge Discussion Series hosts documentary film: (Dis)placed: Indigenous Youth and the Child Welfare System (Dir: Melisa Brittain, 2017) Who: UBC Okanagan faculty and the Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society When: Friday, February 23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Refreshments at 6 p.m. Where: Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society, 442 Leon Ave., […]

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Queen’s Reads author to visit Kingston – Queen’s Gazette

February 16, 2018 Program organizers are preparing to welcome Katherena Vermette to campus, and announce winners of creative contest. If you have yet to pick up your free copy of this year’s Queen’s Reads book, The Break, there is still plenty of opportunity to be a part of the conversation. Students have been invited to […]

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Indigenous chiefs voice concerns with systemic child welfare issues – CTV News

February 19, 2018 First Nations leaders from Alberta and Saskatchewan gathered on Monday to express their collective dissent for a child welfare system that they say fails Indigenous children. The meeting on Siksika Nation was prompted by a recent removal of two Indigenous children from their respective bands who were then placed together in protective […]

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Canada and Atlantic Provinces Unveil New Actions to Create Jobs, Build Skilled Workforce

From Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Strong federal-provincial collaboration aligning programs and services to deliver results for Atlantic Canadians February 20, 2018 – Moncton, New Brunswick – Government of Canada and Atlantic Provinces The strong federal-provincial collaboration of the Atlantic Growth Strategy continues to help create stable, well-paying jobs for Atlantic Canadians by providing businesses with […]

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Media Advisory – Canadian Nuclear Association hosts annual Conference and Trade Show

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2018  – The Canadian Nuclear Association is hosting its annual Conference and Trade Show. This year’s theme is “Canada’s Nuclear Advantage: The Next Generation.” The event will feature a variety of speakers and experts from industry, academia and government, addressing the indispensable role of nuclear in fostering innovation and maximizing Canada’s nuclear advantage. […]

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Whitehorse residents benefit from community infrastructure projects

From Infrastructure Canada Whitehorse, Yukon, February 20, 2018—The governments of Canada and Yukon are investing in modern public infrastructure that will help create jobs, while improving Northern Canadians’ quality of life and contributing to stronger northern communities. The Honourable Larry Bagnell, Member of Parliament for Yukon, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of […]

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EY: What will the federal budget mean for Canadian businesses?

(Ottawa, 20 February 2018) With the next federal election just twenty months away and only one more budget remaining before then, the 27 February 2018 federal budget announcement is expected to address ongoing government priorities and tie-up loose ends. What will Canadian businesses likely see? EY Canada leaders anticipate matters of private company tax reform, […]

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Minister Duclos releases report on nationwide engagement to reduce poverty

From Employment and Social Development Canada February 20, 2018 Québec, Quebec Employment and Social Development Canada Over the past year, the Government of Canada has travelled across the country, engaging with thousands of Canadians, especially those who have lived experience with poverty, to hear their stories, ideas and feedback about reducing poverty. Today the Honourable […]

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Creating a home away from home for 25 years – Saskatchewan Polytechnic

The Prince Albert campus Indigenous Students’ Centre celebrated a major anniversary On February 15 All Nations Gathering Place, the Indigenous Students’ Centre at Prince Albert campus celebrated its anniversary with a smudging ceremony, an honour song, guest speakers and a lunch. All Nations Gathering Place has a long history of supporting Indigenous students as they […]

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Elizabeth Mackenzie Elementary School Notice – Government of Tlicho

Parents and Guardians: This notice is a reminder of the upcoming school closed days between now and March Break. EMES will be closed February 19th to the 23rd for the NWT teacher’s conference. EMES will be closed on March 1st and 2nd for a staff cultural professional development day and a report card writing day. […]

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Grand Opening of the Nations of Treaty 8 Urban Child and Family Services Office

From Indigenous Services Canada February 20, 2018 – Edmonton, AB – Indigenous Services Canada The federal government is committed to working in partnership with First Nations, and all levels of government, to improve and support the delivery of protection and prevention services for First Nation child and family services. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister […]

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Ontario Transforming Adult Correctional System

Proposed Legislation Will Improve Conditions and Increase Transparency February 20, 2018 Ontario is transforming its adult correctional system to achieve better outcomes for individuals in custody, and those being released. The province has introduced legislation that is the foundation of the boldest transformation of our corrections system in a generation. The legislation would apply a […]

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SIIT: Participate in SASS Research Project

Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan (SASS) is conducting a research project on sexual violence and is seeking survivors and secondary survivors to participate in a survey. The goal of this research project is to gain a better understanding of the existing strengths and potential gaps in services as it related to sexual violence across Saskatchewan. […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201813 Views

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Government of NU: Tiituqatigiikta – Let’s have tea together

19 February 2018  Public Service Announcement Tiituqatigiikta – Let’s have tea together Tiituqatigiikta – Let’s have tea together, is a series of afternoon drop-in sessions during March, organized by the Department of Family Services and the Qayuqtuvik Food Centre. The sessions are open to anyone who would like to gather, share information, and ask […]

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Joint Statement from President DeGagné, the Nipissing University Faculty Association, and the Nipissing University Student Union on the Colten Boushie Decision

On behalf of Nipissing University we wish to express condolences to the family of Colten Boushie. We acknowledge the pain and loss of the Boushie family, and support their public efforts to press for changes to the nation’s criminal justice system. We are also concerned about the impacts this decision might have on Indigenous people, […]

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Announcing the new Diploma in Gerontology – Langara College

Jan 23, 2018 Vancouver, BC – Langara Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences & Management Jacqueline Bradshaw announces a new comprehensive, applied, and interdisciplinary two-year Diploma in Gerontology which will be offered in September 2018. This unique program is the only entry-level diploma program with a concentration in gerontology offered in BC. Please join us for the program launch and […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20187 Views

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Media Advisory – Educators from Across Canada to Gather for National First Nations Directors of Education Forum: AFN National Chief to Provide Opening Remarks

Media Advisory – Educators from Across Canada to Gather for National First Nations Directors of Education Forum: AFN National Chief to Provide Opening Remarks February 20, 2018 MEDIA ADVISORY (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will make opening remarks at the start of a two-day national forum on First Nations […]

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Build an enduring relationship with First Nations – Toronto Star

The Colten Boushie case is more complicated than headlines can express. Feb. 20, 2018 Is Saskatchewan a racist haven? Are First Nations relations there a disaster? No more and no less than anywhere else in Canada. In the days following a jury’s decision to acquit a farmer in the shooting death of a young First […]

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Faculty of Nursing’s path toward Indigenization focuses on cultural safety, helping vulnerable populations – U Today

Indigenous Initiatives co-directors use Truth and Reconciliation Commission as springboard for change When the Wellesley Institute study “First Peoples, Second Class Treatment” was released in 2015, it suggested that racism against Indigenous people within Canada’s health care system was “pervasive” and a contributor to substandard health among native people in Canada. This was far from […]

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Admissions of murder:’ Crown says accused’s words convict him in teen’s death – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 20, 2018  By Bill Graveland THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ Jurors at the trial of a man charged in the death of a 15-year-old girl in Winnipeg are being told that the accused’s own words convict him. Prosecutor Jim Ross says in his closing arguments that audio recordings police made in Raymond […]

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Senate Canada: Perspectives – February 13-15, 2018

Government In January, I rose in the Senate to bring attention to the importance of encouraging not only the Government of Canada, but also Parliament to consider the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda when drafting legislation and developing policies relating to sustainable development. The 2030 Agenda, adopted in 2015 at the United Nations, contains 17 sustainable […]

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Students on Ice: 2018 Arctic Expedition – KRG

The Kativik Regional Government is proud to partner with Students on Ice on their upcoming 2018 Arctic Expedition. Students on Ice (SOI) is an award-winning organization taking high school and university students from around the world on the educational journey of a lifetime to explore the eastern Canadian Arctic and western Greenland between July 23 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 20188 Views

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Media Advisory: Happy Valley-Goose Bay Community Hearing: Spring 2018

Vancouver BC- The National Inquiry Truth Gathering process continues with the announcement of a new Community Hearing location in early Spring 2018: Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL Community Hearing: Wednesday March 7 to Thursday March 8, 2018 More than 697 families and survivors have shared stories of their lost loved ones and their experience of violence […]

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Admissions of murder:’ Crown says accused’s words convict him in teen’s death – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 20, 2018  By Bill Graveland THE CANADIAN PRESS WINNIPEG _ Jurors at the trial of a man charged in the death of a 15-year-old girl in Winnipeg are being told that the accused’s own words convict him. Prosecutor Jim Ross says in his closing arguments that audio recordings police made in Raymond […]

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Canada investing to help Sheshegwaning First Nation boost its market share in the stone industry

From Indigenous Services Canada February 20, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Indigenous Services Canada The Government of Canada continues to encourage First Nation participation in economic opportunities. Today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, is pleased to announce funding to the Odawa Stone Limited Partnership, in support of the Sheshegwaning Quarry. Sheshegwaning First […]

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First Nations communities lift water advisories with simple treatment system – UBC News

Feb 14, 2018 For the first time in decades, two remote First Nations communities in Lytton, B.C. have access to safe drinking water – thanks to a point-of-entry treatment system designed by University of British Columbia engineers in collaboration with the communities, industry and government. The setup delivers a minimum of 400 litres a day […]

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IRC – Dates/Times: RSEA/CBMP Community Tour

February 16, 2018 A Community Tour has been planned to provide an opportunity for those interested to learn about the Regional Strategic Environmental Assessment (RSEA) and view the results of the Community Based Monitoring Program (CBMP) Inuvialuit Harvest Study 2017. The Tour will be visiting the following communities: Sachs Harbour When: Monday, February 26, 2018 […]

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Honouring Our Metis Elders Potluck – Metis Nation BC

MNBC Chartered Community Kelowna Métis Association invites you to attend their first, “Honouring Our Métis Elders Potluck“. With your support and attendance, KMA is hoping this will be the first of many. This is a FREE event, other than the dish you plan to bring and it is fun for the whole family! Please contact […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201816 Views

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